Then you need to read "A Room of One's Own." She was very overtly and
Date sent: Mon, 12 May 2003 18:18:50 EDT
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From: Kate Troy <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: An amateur Eliot enthusiast's wild musing
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In a message dated 5/12/03 4:59:36 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
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> I think, for example, there are a lot of folks
> out there that would think it silly for one to ignore the feminist/gay
> slant to Woolf's writing, even if you were to argue that she never wrote
> such themes into her work 'with intent'.
I never considered Woolfe a feminist as such, but rather a humanist. Her
characters, both male and female, are just unbelievably "real." She's
unique in many ways, but one of the most curious is that that although she
was "gay," she deeply loved her husband.